3 weeks HK chief calls off important speech Manilatimes |World
HONG KONG: Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam announced that she would postpone her annual policy address originally scheduled on Wednesday. Lam said in the wake of the severe coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, there is widespread concern in Hong Kong about how the region will emerge from its economic difficulties. As the Chinese mainland’s economy rebounds while external economic recovery will take a long time, Hong Kong needs the central government’s support in its economic recovery and needs to further integrate into the overall national development strategies, especially the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater ... more